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Installation Instructions; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Whirlpool Cabrio W10150626A Use & Care Manual

Fabric care system gas dryer
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Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
8" or 10" pipe wrench
8" or 10" adjustable
wrench (for gas
Flat-blade screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (2.5 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Parts supplied:
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts
were included.
4 leveling legs
Parts needed:
Check local codes and consult gas supplier. Check existing gas
supply, electrical supply and venting, and read "Electrical
Requirements," "Gas Supply Requirements" and "Venting
Requirements" before purchasing parts.
Mobile home installations require special parts (listed following)
that may be ordered by calling the dealer from whom you
purchased your dryer. For information on ordering, please refer to
the "Assistance or Service" section. You may also contact the
dealer from whom you purchased your dryer.
Mobile home installation kit. Ask for Part Number 346764.
Metal exhaust system hardware.


¼" nut driver or socket
Vent clamps
Pipe-joint compound
resistant to LP gas
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)

Location Requirements

Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
"Venting Requirements."
A separate 30-amp circuit.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the dryer. See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the total weight (dryer and load) of
200 lbs (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion
appliance should also be considered.
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). At
lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended.
The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will
be exposed to water and/or weather.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
NOTE: No other fuel-burning appliance can be installed in the
same closet as a dryer.
Installation Clearances
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
open fully.

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